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The name Rebecca is of Hebrew origin, and means fettering by beauty.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Rebecca has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Rebecca
Use of the Name Rebecca for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
715,200 566,312 272,732 73,096 27,231 9,189 4,364
The table below indicates the number of times the name Rebecca has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Rebecca
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188092237  
188196226  
188299259  
1883103244  
1884102278  
188599302  
188695356  
1887110275  
1888111337  
1889114337  
1890107374  
1891123320  
1892125353  
1893121358  
1894118399  
1895122386  
1896128371  
1897129376  
1898136376  
1899135347  
1900126504  
1901144342  
1902144382  
1903154334  
1904146371  
1905148402  
1906150397  
1907159399  
1908150450  
1909151469  
1910154517  
1911148544  
1912144752  
1913157737  
1914162888  
19151591,170  
19161701,126  
19171651,215  
19181721,245  
19191701,268  
19201751,269  
19211751,269  
19221731,294  
19231741,271  
19241711,356  
19251811,207  
19261851,141  
19271701,261  
19281831,121  
19291811,087  
19301761,113  
19311711,084  
19321611,193  
19331691,074  
19341651,160  
19351631,206  
19361641,206  
19371661,209  
19381451,574  
19391351,794  
1940962,553  
1941862,922  
1942853,253  
1943873,260  
1944843,237  
1945853,336  
1946684,829  
1947526,337  
1948506,789  
1949408,759  
1950369,423  
19513210,912  
19523012,222  
19532412,941  
19542613,203  
19552712,391  
19562712,166  
19573411,479  
19584110,401  
19593810,471  
1960389,967  
19614410,230  
1962479,405  
1963449,391  
1964469,471  
19654110,213  
1966409,775  
1967399,820  
19683310,226  
19692810,943  
19702910,855  
19712312,194  
19721413,241  
19731014,870  
19741015,155  
19751113,91198470
19761214,487  
19771714,193  
19781713,780  
19791714,545  
19801715,261  
19811216,725  
19821515,709  
19831914,710  
19842313,333  
19852512,691  
19862611,774  
19872511,607  
19882611,843  
19892412,413  
19902113,662  
19912113,276  
19922013,085  
19932212,286  
19942411,261  
1995289,878  
19962410,597  
1997269,594  
1998308,397  
1999387,399  
2000397,031  
2001465,836  
2002545,175  
2003634,825  
2004724,364  
Totals:  715,200 70

During the last 125 years, parents have used Rebecca as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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